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Art - Digital Collections Web Resources

ARS Image Gallery

High quality photographs from the Agricultural Research Service. Images are copyright free and/or in the public domain unless otherwise indicated.

  • Content Type: Image
  • Provided by: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Art of the Poster 1880-1918

Collection of over one hundred and sixty digital images of historic posters from 1880-1918. All works are in the public domain under United States Copyright Law.

  • Content Type: Full Text
  • Provided by: Lawrence University

Google Art Project

The Google Art Project is a collaboration between Google and 151 acclaimed art partners from across 40 countries. Users can explore a wide range of artworks at brushstroke level detail, take a virtual tour of a museum and build their own collections to share.

  • Content Type: Image
  • Provided by: Google


Flicker account of NASA featuring high quality photographs.

  • Content Type: Image
  • Provided by: NASA

NOAA Photo Library

Weather, space, and geographic images, most in the public domain. Photos that are known to have copyright restrictions are so noted in the caption information.  Credit MUST be given to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Department of Commerce.

  • Content Type: Image
  • Provided by: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)